• SCA Hygiene: Mountain or Mole Hill? That is the Question
  • November 25, 2016 | Author: Ernest V. Linek
  • Law Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. - Boston Office
  • The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC (Case No. 15-927) on Nov. 1. The question presented to the court was whether and to what extent the defense of laches may bar a claim for patent infringement brought within the Patent Act’s six-year statute of limitations period.